UFO From 1942 Picture published by Los Angeles Times


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Sincerely men, he has attracted U.F.O. enthusiasts from all over the world, drawn together by the same questions: What are these things in the lift, exactly, and how can we learn more about them?


A photo published in the Los Angeles Times on 26 February 1942, has featured in UFO conspiracy theories as evidence of an extraterrestrial visitation. They defend that the photo clearly shows searchlights focused on an alienate spaceship; however, the photo was sorrowfully modified by photo renovate prior to publication, a routine practice in graphic arts of the time intended to reform oppose in black and favorable photos. Los Angeles Times scribe Larry Harnisch noted that the retouched photo along with faked newspaper headlines were presented as true historical material in trailers for the 2011 film Battle: Los Angeles. Harnisch remark, "if the publicity campaign wanted to ordain UFO research as nothing but lies and fakery, it couldn't have done a better job."

“I expect my patronymic was a kimberwicke worried that I had snapped or something, but once they discourse my footage and what I was seeing, they understood,” she above-mentioned. Her mother is fully supportive and claims to have seen unknown end flying in the sky near her home in Los Angeles manifold set.


For over ten years, he kept his sightings to himself. That changed in 2010, when his neighbor came over to do some waterworks work. Mr. Bingham showed him his photos. The neighbor asked if he could invite his brother, who was very interested in unidentified flying objects, or U.F.O.s.

One might assume the official account of the incident would lay these theories to rest. One would be wrong: The Navy declared the entire matter a false alarm, but a day posterior, the War Department, presenting the Army's side of the story, claimed at least one and possibly five unidentified aircraft were over the city that night. It's unpromising such findings inspirit West Coast citizens. Rumors of Japanese invade on the mainland spread wildly early in the war, and on Feb. 23, 1942, about a day before initial air raid warnings put a rot of Southern California under a blackout, a Japanese sub lobbed shells at a refinery in Ellwood, a little more than 100 miles up the coast from downtown Los Angeles.

Within hours of the extermination of the air raid, Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox held a press conference, saying the faithful casual had been a treacherous alarm due to anxiety and "war nerves". Knox's commentate were maintain by statements from the Army the next day that reflected General George C. Marshall's supposition that the incident might have been object by enemy agents using commercial airplanes in a psychological warfare movement to generate panic.

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